It always starts the same; I get an amazing new device or technology dumped in my lap. Then sets in the reality of doing my job.

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The open-source Ball Aerospace Interface System

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An overview of Espressif's sequel to the ESP8266 - a new WiFi/Bluetooth-enabled system-on-chip, with a massive GPIO count.

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A peek behind the scenes of a popular escape room, and into the electronics powering the mystery.

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I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.

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Some notes (and examples) to help you understand a bit more about the world of digital imaging.

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Reliving childhood memories through the magic of Legos and 3D printing.

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Everyone is talking IoT these days. We are extremely pumped about IoT, but it might not be obvious why.

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SparkFun is headed west to the Hackaday SuperConference

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In lieu of any cool, new project, I took on the task of updating documentation and example code for the MLX90614 IR Thermometer Evaluation Board (and shaved some yaks in the process).

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Hacked Haunts

Some tools for hacking your home or professional haunt for light, sound, and animatronics!

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A different approach to the problem we solved last week

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Check out the next chapter in the aquaponics automation saga. The project has moved beyond a small indoor system to automating an entire geodesic dome greenhouse full of many different systems.

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The FreeSoC2 board is a great way to start using the incredibly powerful PSoC5LP processor line from Cypress Semiconductor.

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Are you a maker trying to learn how to Hack the Gibson? Consider going to DEF CON!

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What are your "yourself" limits when it comes to DIY? What do you value when in your project and what are you looking to accomplish when you "do it yourself"?

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SparkFun's drivers for MS Windows are now signed!

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